The Pennsylvania state brewers guild, Brewers of Pennsylvania (BOP), recently secured a major victory for the state’s breweries and their consumers. Since 2013, the top legislative priority for BOP, as voted on by the BOP membership at …More
- Headed to Great Nebraska Brew Fest this weekend! See you there?
- Loads of learning and networking at #ASAE16 Salt Lake this week.
- Northbound for a South Dakota Craft Brewers Guild meet today.
- Jetting to Maryland today for Brewers Assoc of MD meeting @ Key Brewing.
- Jet plane to the District for BA Hill Climb & Savor.
- Headed to Vancouver to speak at 14th Annual Canadian Brewing Awards & Conference.
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Just ahead of the 76th annual Sturgis bike rally, I had the opportunity to visit the brewers of South Dakota and attend a South Dakota Brewers Guild meeting. This meeting garnered the largest group of SD brewery representatives to ever come together. Fifteen breweries and breweries-in-planning met at Firehouse Brewing Co …More
The Iowa Brewers Guild (IBG) recently announced a new course through the IA Department of Labor for a registered apprenticeship program targeted towards training professional brewers. This program will offer a combination of on-the-job-learning and …More
Brewers Association of Maryland (BAM) held its largest-ever membership meeting in June, with over 65 members and start-ups in attendance. Hosted at Key Brewing, located on the outskirts of Baltimore, I was honored to join the …More
The North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild will be partnering with Zephyr Conferences and Asheville Brewers Alliance to host their first-ever Beer Marketing & Tourism Conference in Asheville, NC, March 28-30, 2017. Beer and tourism industry …More
In mid-April, California Craft Brewers Association (CCBA) hosted their Spring Conference in Long Beach, bringing together over 450 craft brewers and industry members for three days of networking and education. California is often considered a bell-weather …More
I recently paid a visit to the Mississippi and Louisiana brewers guilds. Here is the latest from these two states! Mississippi First stop was to join the Mississippi Brewers Guild (MBG) member meeting at Chandeleur Brewing Company in …More
The beginning of December brought about the 2nd annual North Carolina Craft Brewers Guild (NCCBG) Technical Conference & Meeting, held in Winston-Salem. Over 400 brewing industry members, including 90 breweries, and an additional 70 breweries …More
In mid-November, Melissa Corbin became the first full-time executive director of the Vermont Brewers Association (VBA)–the craft brewery nonprofit membership organization based in Burlington. The VBA was founded in 1996 to promote and strengthen the culture of …More
Last year, Ohio’s 110 craft brewers produced 1.2+ million barrels of beer. This makes them the forth largest state for overall production, and at 4.7 gallons per adult, tenth for per capita consumption. According to the Brewers Association, the Ohio craft brewing …More